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hampshire, florida, ohio and colorado. >> i know a bunch of you already voted. but if you haven't, there's still time. >> reporter: today he'll hit more swing states with ohio, wisconsin and iowa before heading home to chicago. >> after we've been through together, we can't give up now. >> reporter: mitt romney's bonanza included, ohio, indiana, iowa and pennsylvania. today he'll visit florida, ohio, virginia and new hampshire. >> if you're tired of being tired, not just tonight but all the time. >> reporter: both candidates saw huge crowds at their rallies and both realize at this point it's all about as getting as many people as possible into the election booth. >> that's what will decide this. there's very few if anyone decided voters left. >> reporter: that's a fact these candidates can agree with. >> we're no longer relevant. we're props. >> ultimately it's up to you. you have the power. >> reporter: a power voters will exercise tomorrow. and more than 27 million people have already exercised that. they have voted. terrell, their votes won't be counted until tomorrow. are you among
worsened in parts of the country. in florida, citrus growers face another problem a disease that's infecting their trees. and as manuel bojorquez reports it's spreading fast. >> most of the fruit that's on this tree will not make it to the picking time. >> reporter: he has grown oranges in florida for 50 years but now his 5,000 acre farm is under attack. >> this one is diseased. how do we know that? >> if you cut across it and we can see the interior of it, the seeds in it are what we call dead and they will never mature. >> reporter: a bacterial disease citrus greening, that kills orange trees by sapping nutrients. it's spread by an insect that came to florida with imported plants in 1998. the trees started dying in 2005. >> the tree can be infected with this disease and not show symptoms for three years. so when we look at a tree that looks healthy today we're not sure. we don't know. >> reporter: the industry estimates half of the orange trees are infected. citrus greening has been discovered in georgia, south carolina, louisiana and texas and california. >> we lost jobs. we l
don't believe it then i won't be able to be a republican. >> reporter: in florida, colorado and nevada the percentage of the electorate that is hispanic has increased 1 percentage point or more in the last four years. by 2016 at least 2 million more latinos will be eligible to vote. the obama campaign went out of its way to reach hispanics. airing ads like these. [ speaking foreign language ] it's that sensitivity that mario said was missing from the romney campaign. >> we are trying to be taken seriously. today we showed we demand it at the ballot box. they can't ignore us. we're here. we're voting. we're paying attention. >> reporter: now that national association of latino officials tells us that every 30 seconds in this country a latino citizen turns 18 years of age. and that adds some 50,000 new potential voters in the latino community every single month. anna werner, cbs news, las vegas, nevada. >> even throw president obama won the electoral vote and the popular vote in tuesday's election, there's still one state that is up in the air. the race is too close to call in florida ri
warner tells us for some it has a danger. >> reporter: florida sold 20,000 powerball tickets a minute. but lisa didn't buy one. it's been a tough road for you. the letter carrier is fighting an addiction to gambling which cost her $70,000, as much as 10,000 on scratch off lottery tickets. >> what did gambling do to your life? >> gambling put my life upside down. i set out my family, i set out my friends. it was all i wanted to do. >> you were hooked? >> i was hooked from day one. >> reporter: she got help after she called this hotline run by the florida council on compulsive gambling but last year florida cut its budget by a million and a half dollars while spending 30 million on lottery advertising. pat fowler heads the council. >> a lot of the funding that our organization received was utilized for marketing and outreach. because we know that's how we get help to the people who need it. >> reporter: six states have cut help for compulsive gamblers as they expanded gambling. new york cut 41 programs. but spent $85 million advertising its lottery. >> yeah that kind of rich. >> reporte
after an event in another battleground state. >> mitt romney campaigned in florida wednesday but during his three rallies he never once mentioned president obama by name. >> i understand what it takes to get this country going again. and to bring back the kind of greatness we depend on. >> he refrained from an all out attack on the president who was visiting with disaster victims in new jersey. instead romney made his own pitch to help those affected by the storm. >> if you have the ability to help please provide some resources to people there and give calls to your loved ones and keep folks in your thoughts and prayers. it's a big part of what america is. >> the romney campaign ended up back pedalling wednesday over remarks he made about disaster relief funding. at a republican primary debate last year romney down played the federal government's role in disaster response. >> every time you have an occasion to take something from the federal government and send it back to the states that's the right direction. it can go further and send it back to the private sector that's even better.
there and in florida. cbs news will have the latest election results. coverage begins tonight 7:00 p.m. eastern time right here on cbs. >>> hurricane sandy is playing a role in today's election. residents in new york and new jersey waited in long lines yesterday to cast early ballots. so many people were displaced by the storm that voters in new york and new jersey can cast ballots at any polling place. now more than a week after the storm hit, millions continue to deal with harsh conditions. no power, no heat, and plunging temperatures and gas lines that stretch for miles. another strong storm is headed to the northeast, possibly flooding coastal areas already devastated by sandy. here in new york, 40,000 people lost their homes. jim axelrod reports. >> reporter: they're breaking up furniture for firewood on staten island. >> it's very cold. and they need to keep warm somehow. i'm glad that the fire department is not coming to put the fire out. >> reporter: desperate moms are standing in line in queens, hoping the donated food doesn't run out. >> it's hard, you know? because you don't want your bab
by the pentagon for alleged inappropriate communications with jill kelly. she's the tampa, florida, woman, who is said to have received threatening e-mails from petraeus's mistress. a pentagon official says allen and kelly exchanged up to 30,000 communications between 2010 and 2012. it's unclear if they were involved in sexual matters or classified information. allen will remain the u.s. commander in afghanistan for now. but these latest developments only serve to widen the scandal that has gripped the nation's capital since friday. tara mergener is in washington with more. what's the latest there? >> reporter: good morning to you. that's right. another twist in this drama. defense secretary leon panetta ordered a pentagon investigation on monday involving one of the u.s. military's biggest names. general john allen, the man who succeeded david petraeus as head of the international forces in afghanistan, is now linked to the fbi investigation involving his predecessor. >> i want to thank you all so much for being here this morning. >> reporter: secretary of defense leon panetta confirms depart
florida were in line to cast a ballot way past the official closing of 8:00 p.m. in some places voting dragged on into the night. a high turnout and unusually long ballot contributed to the long lines. if you're thinking the process should just be easier, those voting problems may soon be a thing of the past thanks to advances in technology. the internet of course will inevitably play a big role. how we may vote in the future. >> reporter: in this era of mobile devices and cloud computing, voting is a rare holdout which unlike banking and shopping hasn't migrated to the internet. some say it's only a matter of time before all americans cast ballots online. >> we're seeing it in other parts of the world and states are starting to experiment with voting online. the technology is getting better. >> reporter: besides the potential benefits including increased efficiency, greater ballot counting accuracy and higher voting turnout, voting technology could improve civic engagements. but online voting must first overcome valid concerns. how do you prevent hacking and fraud. >> if someone takes
, northeast and south but expected scattered showers in the carolinas and parts of georgia and florida. >>> on the cbs morning moneywatch some positive news in the foreclosure front and a big burger that will take a bite out of your wallet too. ashley morrison is here in new york with more. >> reporter: good morning. several european cities are recovering from demonstrations over austerity measures, which stretched into the night. protesters in madrid started fires late wednesday after the 24 hour general strike. the violence disrupted air and rail travel in italy and belgium. across europe more than 100 people were arrested. >>> concerns about europe's debt crisis sent asian markets lower. hang seng lost 1% but the nikkei gained 2%. fewer homes are entering foreclosure and lenders aren't repossessing as many of them. a new report out this morning by realtytrac said banks began foreclosing on more than 970,000 homes january through october. that's down 8% from last year. reposessions have fallen about 19%. a government report says americans are spending less putting an end to three mon
wind and rain from the carolinas to florida. the southwest and northeast remain dry. >>> in sports this morning, another bruising chapter in one of the nfl's fiercest rivalries. the ravens visiting the steelers in pittsburgh. in the first, byron leftwich rumbles 31 yards to the end zone. pittsburgh up 7-0. second quarter, jones takes a punt back 63 yards for the score. that's the ravens only touchdown of the game but it was enough to give baltimore a 13-10 win. >>> a classic comeback. carolina for the tampa bay buccaneers. the bucs trailing by eight points in the last minute. josh freeman threads the needle to vince jackson for the touchdown. tampa bay needing the two-point conversion for the tie. it's jackson again. grabbing the pass in the end zone. so we go to overtime. the bucs strike first, freeman hits dallas clark for the game-winning touchdown. tampa bay overcomes an 11-point fourth quarter deficit to beat the panthers, 27-21. >>> in overtime thriller in houston, texas quarterback matt schaub connects with andre johnson on a short pass. johnson takes care of the rest. that'
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